Academic Catalog 2018–2019

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ECO717 Fiscal Theory and Policy

[1.5–0, 1.5 cr.]

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of how fiscal policy interacts with the aggregate economy. It covers the basic functioning of fiscal policy in stabilizing economic activities. Topics include the different methods of financing government expenditures and the study of the economic basis for, and the impact of, government activity.

Prerequisite: ECO710 Applied Economics for Executives [1.5 credits]